Senate Wants Cocoa and Coffee Regulations Reviewed

The Senate has mandated authorities of the Liberia Agriculture Commodities Regulatory Agency (LACRA) to review the controversial cocoa and coffee regulations governing the sector...

“I Am A Record Breaker, Talk-and-Do President”

Tells marketers as he warns Liberian media against "negative reportage" President George Weah has referred to himself as "a record breaker, talk-and-do" President, calling on...

YOP Beneficiaries Cultivate 851,000 Acres of Farmland

-- Contains cassava, rice, and other vegetables By Robin Dopoe and David A. Yates Over 10,000 rural young farmers, benefiting from the government of Liberia's Youth Opportunity Project...

‘7 Liberians, 2 Foreigners Granted Cocoa Export Licenses’

-- LACRA informs Senate The director general of the Liberia Agriculture Commodities Regulatory Authority (LACRA), has said that contrary to protest by cocoa and coffee...

CDI, REDD+ Train 25 Community Residents in Forest Management Benefits

The Community Development Initiative (CDI), a non-governmental organization (NGO) with support from the World Bank, and implemented by Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest...

“Agriculture Is the Lifeblood for Every Economy”

-- Former V.P. Boakai Former Vice President of Liberia, Joseph N. Boakai, has described agriculture as the lifeblood of every economy and, as such, he...

Bomi, Cape Mount Farmers Adopt SRI

Several farmers in five communities in Bomi and Grand Cape Mount counties have adopted the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) practice to improve their...

GLS Group, InfraCo Africa to Build US$6M Modern Storage Facility

First of its kind for Liberia  Global Logistics Services (GLS) Incorporated, a leading Liberian logistics company represented by Peter Malcolm King, Group Chief Executive Officer...

On SDGs Implementation: Kemayah Wants Greater, Sustained Int’l Cooperation

Dee-Maxwell Kemayah, Liberia's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations has stressed the need for greater and sustained international cooperation to implement the...

NUCFMB, Forest stakeholders Brainstorm on National Level Coordination and Advocacy

A two day forum on National Level Coordination and Advocacy was convened on July 17, 2019 by National Union of Community Forest Management Body...

Reviving Liberia’s Agriculture Sector Requires an Aggressive Inclusion of Information and...

Recently, I wrote a post on my Facebook page regarding the use of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) in Agriculture. I began that post...

“Cocoa Regulations Remain”

-- Says LACRA Boss Dr. John S. Flomo, director-general of the Liberia Agriculture Commodities Regulatory Agency (LACRA), has said that the regulations governing the sector...

Bong Youth Group Cultivates 35 Acres with Cassava

A youth farming group named “Kukatornon”, based in the farming community of Gbarnsue-Ngaiga in Zota District, Bong County about 29km from the Liberian border...

GoL, FAO Introduce Biosecurity, Biosafety Measures for Poultry Farmers

Implementing biosecurity and biosafety measures on poultry farms and live bird markets play an important role in preventing or minimizing the introduction and spread...

VADEMCO, Partners Train 77 in Improved Cocoa Farming

The Vainga Agriculture Development Management and Consultancy (VADEMCO) has built the capacity of 77 local farmers with improved cocoa production, management and disease control...

25 NaFAA Staff to China for Mariculture Training

As part of efforts to achieve the Pro Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) led government as...

Cape Mountainians Lauds CDI’s Operations

Residents of Commonwealth District in Grand Cape Mount County have lauded operations of Community Development Initiative (CDI), a non-government organization (NGO) that is rolling...

Departing with ‘Fond Memories’

-- Dismissed Agriculture Minister returns gov’t properties assigned to him Dismissed Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Mogana S. Flomo on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 paid what...

“Land Rights Education Will Empower Women, Girls”

-Says Cecelia Kuetee The Land Rights Act (LRA), which was passed into law in 2018 by members of the 54th Legislature, will serve as an...

‘Gov’t Can Use the US$ 8 Million Import Subsidy to Support...

Local rice producer urges  Mohammed Kamara, a local rice producer, is calling on the Liberian government divert its US$8 million annual subsidy for rice imports...